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  1. Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Lindland signed for "Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu"
    A middleweight bout between Robbie Lawler (19-6 MMA, 1-2 SF) and Matt Lindland (22-7 MMA, 1-1 SF) has been signed for December's "Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu" event. Strikeforce spokesperson...
  2. Heavyweight Shane Carwin expects return at UFC 125 on Jan. 1
    Former title challenger and current heavyweight Shane Carwin expects a return to the cage on Jan. 1. Carwin today Tweeted his tentative booking for the first-of-the-year UFC 125 card, which takes...
  3. WEC 51 medical suspensions: Brown, Hominick, Varner, Banuelos out six months
    Colorado's Office of Boxing has suspended eight fighters from this past week's WEC 51 event, and half of them could be out of action for up to six months. Ofelia Duran, program director for the...
  4. Shane Carwin vs Roy Nelson targeted for UFC 125
    http://www.showdown.ca/?p=1353 It appears a heavyweight bout between Shane Carwin and Roy “Big Country” Nelson is being targeted for UFC 125, on January 01st, 2011. Sources close to the bout have...
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  5. Rich Franklin vs. Forrest Griffin targeted for UFC 127 on Super Bowl weekend
    http://mmajunkie.com/news/20902/rich-franklin-vs-forrest-griffin-targeted-for-ufc-127-on-super-bowl-weekend.mma A light-heavyweight bout between former champions Rich Franklin (28-5 MMA, 13-4 UFC)...
  6. Stefan Struve vs. Sean McCorkle targeted for UFC 124 in Montreal
    http://mmajunkie.com/news/20907/stefan-struve-vs-sean-mccorkle-targeted-for-ufc-124.mma Two very tall heavyweights are expected to clash during the UFC's fourth trip to Montreal, Quebec, Canada....
  7. Fabricio Werdum Prefers 2011 Rematch With Fedor, Not Alistair Overeem
    That's according to his manager, Richard Wilner, who feels Fedor deserves a rematch now more than the SF Heavyweight Champion does. "He's still undergoing physical therapy, and physical therapy is...
  8. Ed Soares wants Aldo to fight Frankie Edgar
    "To be honest with you, if you were to say, ‘What would be your dream fight for [Aldo]?' I think a dream fight for him, which I think would just be a fight that everyone would love to see, would be...
  9. "Strikeforce MMA" three-event DVD hits stores on Oct. 12
    Strikeforce's first-ever DVD release hits store shelves on Oct. 12. "Strikeforce MMA," a two-disc offering with nearly six hours of content, features preliminary- and main-card fights from three of...
  10. UFC 120 fight card again official with James McSweeney vs. Fabio Maldonado
    The fight card for this month's "UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama" event is again complete. The 11-bout lineup is now finalized with the official addition of a light-heavyweight bout between "The...
  11. Nick Diaz Still Trying to Finish What He Started With K.J. Noons
    It's a sunny Saturday afternoon in Lodi, Calif., and Nick Diaz isn't taking any steps backwards. Not today. For five rounds of boxing, forward seems to be the only direction the Strikeforce...
  12. Strikeforce's Tyron Woodley Plots 'Dominant' Win, Contender Status
    Tyron Woodley is a man with a double life. By day, he's an anonymous full-time student chasing a Master's degree in public administration from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. By night, he...
  13. Jason Brilz Off UFC 122, New Signee Ferreira Likely Replacement
    According to sources close to him, Jason Brilz is now off UFC 122 in Germany due to a back injury. He was to have faced Vladimir Matyushenko. Chute Boxe standout and Brazilian light heavyweight...
  14. Nevada Athletic Commission Modifies Drug Testing Policy, Joins Brain Study
    The Nevada state athletic commission on Tuesday slightly modified its drug testing policy, requiring additional analysis to blood tests that may indicate use of performance-enhancing drugs. During a...
  15. Undefeated Megumi Fujii Finally Gets Crack at a Title at Bellator 34
    Megumi Fujii gets her long-awaited opportunity to win a championship at Bellator 34 on Oct. 28. The promotion confirmed the date of the undefeated star's matchup with Zoila Frausto on Wednesday. The...
  16. Tim Kennedy 'pissed' over 'Lawler vs Lindland' snub
    "Im so pissed. I asked for Robbie Lawler or Matt Lindland (in addition to a bunch of other guys) if I didn't get Jacare, and now they are fighting eachother?!?!?" LINK
  17. Injured Brian Bowles out of WEC 52, replacement search underway
    An undisclosed injury has forced former World Extreme Cagefighting bantamweight champion Brian Bowles (8-1 MMA, 5-1 WEC) out of his WEC 52 bout with Wagnney Fabiano (14-2 MMA, 4-1 WEC), and a search...
  18. Jason MacDonald targeted for UFC 124 return, meets Rafael Natal in Montreal
    Middleweights Jason MacDonald (24-14 MMA, 5-6 UFC) and Rafael Natal (12-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) have been penciled in for a meeting at UFC 124. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed the impending...
  19. Ricardo Almeida vs. T.J. Grant targeted for UFC 124 in Montreal
    A welterweight bout between Ricardo Almeida (12-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) and Canadian T.J. Grant (16-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is being finalized for December's UFC 124 event. Sources close to the event today told...
  20. The UFC Puts Money Down in the NY Governor's Race
    The New York Post reported that Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC, has contributed $74,000 to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo. S.C. Michaelson commented: As you know, MMA is in the...
  21. Nate Diaz vs. Dong Hyun Kim in the Works for UFC 125
    According to Korean news site mfight.co.kr: Dong Hyun Kim will be fighting at January 1, 2011 at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas’ UFC 125 against Nate Diaz. Kim Dong Hyun: "The most important thing for my...
  22. Miller vs. Doerksen Headed To UFC 124
    It'll be Miller Time at UFC 124. Both the Miller brothers will be in action on the card, with Dan Miller scheduled to meet native Canadian Joe Doerksen at the event. The fight likely will be a...
  23. Miller vs. Oliveira Added To UFC 124
    According to sources close to the fight, the other half of the "Miller Time" doubleheader at UFC 124 will feature Jim Miller taking on fast-rising prospect Charles Oliveira. While the UFC has made no...
  24. Current DEEP Middleweight Champion, Riki Fukuda, signs with the UFC
    Bloody Elbow has confirmed rumors that current DEEP middleweight champion, Riki Fukuda (17-4), has signed with the UFC. More information on Fukuda's debut date and opponent will be available in the...
  25. Njokuani vs. Faaloloto, Jabouin vs. Visher slated for WEC 52 prelims
    Featherweights fights of Anthony Njokuani (12-4 MMA, 3-3 WEC) vs. Edward Faaloloto (2-0 MMA, 0-0 WEC) and Yves Jabouin (14-6 MMA, 0-2 WEC) vs. Brandon Visher (13-1 MMA, 1-1 WEC) are set for next...
  26. Johnson vs. Zwicker, Olsen vs. Budd official for Strikeforce Challengers 11
    A heavyweight bout between Lavar Johnson (10-0 MMA, 6-0 SF) and Virgil Zwicker (8-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) is set for this month's Strikeforce Challengers 11 event. So, too, is a women's 145-pound matchup...
  27. Mike Kyle vs. Roger Gracie Tapped for Strikeforce: Dec. 4
    Strikeforce Light Heavyweights Mike Kyle and Roger Gracie are set to square off on December 4th. LINK
  28. Fedor? Overeem? Werdum? Scott Coker "Going To Put These Fights Together" In 2011
    Among others, and he says expect to hear something in the next 4 weeks. "One thing I can tell you is all these guys … Alistair, Fedor, Fabricio, Josh Barnett, ‘Bigfoot’ (Antonio Silva), (Sergei)...
  29. Benavidez Replaces Injured Bowles, Meets Fabiano At WEC 52
    With Brian Bowles now off WEC 52 due to injury, Joseph Benavidez has been tapped as the replacement and will face Wagnney Fabiano. Bowles is off due to a foot injury. The Bowles-Fabiano fight is...
  30. Dustin Hazelett vs. Mark Bocek Official For UFC 124
    As expected, Dustin Hazelett is dropping from Welterweight to Lightweight and his first fight at Lightweight will come at UFC 124. UFC officials have confirmed that Hazelett will face Mark Bocek at...
  31. UFC Re-signs Mario Miranda
    UFC believes Mario Miranda can get back on the right track. Although he has a losing record in the promotion at 1-2, he was recently given a new 4-fight deal from the promotion and is hoping to...
  32. Evan Dunham vs. Kenny Florian In The Works For UFC 127 (Updated)
    Kenny Florian recently said he hopes to return to action in early 2011, and it looks like it'll come in February at UFC 127. While not yet announced he's expected to meet Evan Dunham at the event on...
  33. Coker: No More SF On CBS In 2010
    Strikeforce's ambitious expansion plans took a major hit last night when CEO Scott Coker revealed after last night's event that there will be no more events on CBS this year. Coker didn’t comment on...
  34. Strikeforce Working On Melendez-Aoki Rematch
    Gilbert Melendez has been on “Daddy Daycare Duty” as of late, but all signs point to him returning to competition in short order... it’s just a matter of settling upon who and where. Speculation has...
  35. Diaz-Miller Rivalry Continues At SF, Coker Open To Fight
    There nearly was another brawl at last night's Strikeforce event, but this time we wouldn't have seen it because it was backstage. Nick Diaz & Jason Miller nearly came to blows after last night's...
  36. Randy Couture Actively Seeking Movie Roles, Unsure Of Fighting Future
    UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture isn't exactly hanging up the gloves just yet, but he admits fighting is no longer his primary focus. In fact, following his most recent cinematic role working...
  37. Lightweights Clay Guida vs. Takanori Gomi booked for UFC 125 on Jan. 1
    Veteran lightweight Clay Guida (27-11 MMA, 7-5 UFC) got his wish and faces Japanese star Takanori Gomi (32-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on Jan. 1 at UFC 125. Guida confirmed the bout during a Sunday appearance on...
  38. KJ Noons Broke His Hand, Jaw in Title Fight Against Nick Diaz
    KJ Noons reveals when he suffered a broken hand and jaw against Nick Diaz and whether he'll cut his hair for his next fight. Also, Diaz says why Noons is a "tough matchup" for him and what he learned...
  39. Bobby Lashley's Strikeforce Contract Has Expired
    According to Dave Meltzer on f4wonline.com, Bobby Lashley's contract has run out, but he still has an exclusive negotiating period with Strikeforce before he can start talking to other MMA...
  40. Nearing 50, Renaissance jock Herschel Walker breaks fitness rules
    (CNN) -- Javier Mendez, a mixed martial arts trainer for 32 years, scoffed when he heard that retired NFL star Herschel Walker, who's nearing 50, wanted to compete in ultimate fighting. "Yeah, I...
  41. Feud Over Semmy Schilt Allegations Could Tear Kickboxing Apart
    In a move that has the potential to greatly impact the 2010 K-1 Grand Prix, Hesdy Gerges's team has filed a formal complaint against Semmy Schilt stemming from their Final 16 match last weekend....
  42. Report: No 1/29 UFC Event, 126 Expected To Be Super Bowl Card
    Although a Jan. 29 show was under consideration at one point, the date no longer is expected to host an Ultimate Fighting Championship card. Multiple sources close to the organization say nothing is...
  43. WWE's David Bautista Wants Multi-Fight SF Deal, Early 2011 Debut
    Former pro wrestler David Bautista (known as Batista in WWE) is still very much interested in fighting in mixed martial arts. The heavyweight took in this past Saturday's "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons...
  44. Strikeforce's "JZ" Cavalcante unsure about future, concerned about MMA judging
    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Lightweight Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante was sure he'd done enough to earn a decision victory over Josh Thomson at this past Saturday's "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons 2" event. Instead,...
  45. Silva-Overeem On December 4 SF Back On
    Antonio Silva vs. Valentijn Overeem is back on for December 4. A week after Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker told MMAjunkie that the heavily rumored bout was not taking place at "Strikeforce: Henderson...
  46. SF Diaz vs. Noons 2 Medical Suspensions
    The CSAC has announced the medical suspensions coming out of Saturday's Strikeforce Diaz vs. Noons 2 event. 7 fighters are suspended with 3-Josh Thomson, KJ Noons and Gesias Cavalcante-all out at...
  47. SF Diaz vs. Noons 2 Fighter Payouts
    The CSAC has revealed the official fighter payouts from Saturday's Strikeforce Diaz vs. Noons 2 event. The total disclosed payouts were $211,500 with the biggest share-$50,000-going to both Nick Diaz...
  48. Phil Baroni vs. Brad Tavares targeted for UFC 125 on Jan. 1
    "The Ultimate Fighter 11" semifinalist Brad Tavares (5-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will put his perfect record on the line when he meets veteran fighter Phil Baroni (13-12 MMA, 3-6 UFC) at UFC 125. Sources close...
  49. Strikeforce's Tyron Woodley in no rush to top of welterweight division
    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Tyron Woodley isn't calling out marquee fighters just yet. The full-time fighter and sometime grad student is happy to remain a prospect. Give him a year and then he'll talk. "I...
  50. Facing "tailor-made" opponent, James McSweeney predicts UFC 120 success
    For British slugger James McSweeney (4-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC), things couldn't have worked out any better. Sure, he admits, a late opponent change is never something you'd ask for, but as "The Hammer"...
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